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Teeny Tiny Summit - Renewed, Refreshed and the New Rural - Shared screen with speaker view
Heather Candler
30:45
Good morning from atop the Oak Hills at Stirling, ON
judycampbell
30:49
Good morning from Barkway, Gravenhurst, Ontario!
Michael Erskine
31:18
Good morning from Northeastern Manitoulin and the Islands
Nick Kinkel
31:46
Good Morning from Norfolk County!
Darlene Plumley
31:47
Hello from Frontenac Islands:-)
Pierrette Desrochers
31:48
bon matin , from French River
Carolyn Puterbough (OMAFRA)
31:48
Good morning - please introduce yourself in the chat! Thank you for joining the Teeny Tiny Summit.
Carlie Arbour, Kawartha Lakes
32:15
Good morning everyone!
Victoria Bodnar - CAP/MCK
32:18
Hi everyone. Victoria here from the Municipality of Chatham-Kent, Ontario.
Denine Richard (she, her)
32:18
Good morning from Atikokan, Ontario
Laurie Nicol
32:20
Good morning , Laurie Nicol representing Meat and Poultry Ontario
Ben Roberts, Town of Caledon
32:30
Good Morning from Town of Caledon
Nelson Rogers
32:35
Nelson Rogers, Community Ingenuity, Perth ON
Tingting Zhang
32:36
Good morning from Four County, Ontario!
Nicole Winter (she/her)
32:37
Good morning from the Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Alliance!
Brittany Mulhern
32:38
Good Morning from Rideau Lakes
Heather Candler
32:47
Heather! Candler, Manager of Advisory Services East & North, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs - bon matin
Glen Macfarlane
32:52
Good morning all! Glen Macfarlane, Rural Economic Development Specialist with the Region of Durham.
Catherine Oosterbaan
33:09
Good Morning from Kilworthy in Gravenhurst, Ontario! Looking forward to another great Teeny Tiny!
Debbi Miller
33:12
Good morning from Frontenac County!
Spencer - Chatham-Kent
33:13
Good morning! Spencer Pray representing Chatham-Kent Economic Development
Marylee - Fenelon Falls Chamber of Commerce
33:20
Good morning! Fenelon Falls & District Chamber of Commerce.
sc-iPad-07 (Rose Atkins)
33:31
Good morning from St. Clair Township
Marc Boucher
33:39
Good Morning from Cochrane Ontario
Anna
33:44
Good morning from NECO CFDC in North Bay!
Jennifer Stong
33:49
Good Morning! Jennifer Stong, Ramara Township
Todd Copeland
33:52
Todd Copeland, GM, Community Futures Middlesex - with head quarters based in Ilderton, ON!
Michele Harris
33:55
Good morning from Grey HIghlands.
Amy Irwin
33:56
Good morning from the Township of Huron-Kinloss!
Tara Kirkpatrick
33:58
Good morning from SDG County
Amy - Municipality of North Perth
33:58
Amy from North Perth.
Shelby Woodall - SCOR EDC
34:01
Good morning! Shelby Woodall, Economic Development Coordinator for the South Central Ontario Region EDC
Paul Nadeau - Kapuskasing
34:03
Good Morning Everyone from Kapuskasing
Kira Mees
34:04
Good Morning from Trent Hills!
Brian Grattan
34:04
Good Morning from Quinte West
ROSEMARIEM
34:05
Good morning, from Chatham-Kent
Guylaine Lanoix
34:07
Good morning, Hearst Ontario
Dan Laverdure- Township of Laurentian Valley
34:07
Good Morning! From sunny Laurentian Valley!
Matt Mills
34:08
Good morning everyone! Beautiful, snowy day in Frontenac County.
MICHELLE
34:27
Good Morning from the Township of Stirling-Rawdon!
Rick @ RHF
34:29
Greetings from Iroquois Falls, from a brand new Councilor.
Ccalder
34:30
Craig Calder - CAO/Clerk - Township of North Stormont
rhunter
34:32
Good morning from South Dundas.
billgreenway
34:37
Good morning from Iroquois Falls
Cheryl Ganann
34:37
Good Morning from the Township of West Lincoln
Brittany Tomasini, Town of Bancroft
34:38
Good morning from the Town of Bancroft!
Tanya Hammond
34:38
Good morning everyone. Tanya Hammond from Rideau Lakes. https://farmdirectory-leedsgrenville.com/
Don
34:41
Happy to be back. Don DeGenova, Municipality of Tweed.
Fran Cote
34:48
Greetings from Iroquois Falls in Northeastern Ontario.
Laura Wyper (she/her)
34:55
Hello everyone, Dr. Laura Wyper, Algoma University, Sault Ste. Marie :)
Amy Choi
34:58
Good Morning from Southwest Middlesex- Councillor & Economic Development Committee member
Suzanne Darlaston
34:58
Suzanne Darlaston, Kagawong, Billings Township
Michelle Goetz
34:59
Good Morning from Huron-Kinloss!
Cindy James
35:01
Good Morning from the Small Business Advisory Centre (Smiths Falls/Lanark County/north - Leeds Grenville)
Shauna Rae
35:16
Morning! Shauna Rae - Radar Media Podcast focused on rural women entrepreneurs: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/clearing-a-new-path/id1591915743 Newsletter for rural women: http://eepurl.com/hLN9Fv
DeborahMathias Graham Creek Farm
35:18
Good morning from Rural Newcastle, Clarington in Durham Region
Linda Sicoli
35:29
Good morning from Niagara Region
Ken Fisher
35:30
Ken Fisher - Promoter - Sharbot Lake Business Group
BeckfoNa
35:33
Good morning from Cambridge
Maureen Agar
35:50
Good morning from Seaforth BIA in Historic Seaforth!
Christine D
36:03
Good morning from Brock. So looking forward to this session.
Alison Merkley - EKTWP
36:08
Good morning from the Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley
Jay Amer
37:06
Hello All, Jay Amer www.ontarioeast.ca
Carolyn Puterbough (OMAFRA)
38:48
We would like to invite you to engage after the webinar and to share your thoughts in a Twitter chat immediately following the webinar starting at noon, at the hashtag #TeenyTinySummit where we will be discussing these questions: What economic development impacts have you experienced in your community as a result of the pandemic?Through the course of the pandemic, what did you see/experience in your community that contributed to its overall well-being?What do you do in your community to create or enhance its entrepreneurial ecosystem?
Carla Hanisch
38:58
Good morning. Community member in Clearview Township, Research student.
Carolyn Puterbough (OMAFRA)
46:07
Find the full Action Plan at:https://www.roma.on.ca/opportunities-rural-ontario-post-covid-world#:~:text=Opportunities%20for%20Rural%20Ontario%20in%20a%20Post%2DCovid%20World%20is,today%20and%20in%20the%20future.
Ali Riel - City of Clarence-Rockland
46:58
Good Morning. Ali Riel, Economic Development Officer from the City of Clarence-Rockland.
Karen Fischer (OMAFRA) she/her
47:21
I have been to that St Patricks Day celebration :-)...maybe a couple of times.
Ben Shantz - Middlesex County EcDev
49:15
Hello Everyone, nice to join you from Middlesex County. Ben Shantz, Economic Development Officer. Feel free to connect on LinkedIn: Ben Shantz, Ec.D.
Carolyn Puterbough (OMAFRA)
50:14
Kathy is doing better than I was at enunciating words. :-)
Vanessa Carriere
50:27
Good morning everyone! Vanessa Carrière, Economic Development Officer from the Township of Russell
Darlene Plumley
50:34
I think keeping our rural schools open and community hubs is a key component in encouraging development and sustainability.
Carolyn Puterbough (OMAFRA)
50:48
Do you agree with the key issues in the report?
Jean Coles
50:59
Those are all of the issues we are dealing with - rural schools are issues in my community.
Lynn Holtz, Municipality of Trent Lakes
51:27
Good morning everyone from beautiful Trent Lakes where I am the Economic Development Officer.
Matt Mills
51:40
Absolutely, especially pressures on health care and long-term care, at least on my desk.
Alison Merkley - EKTWP
52:40
I agree with the issues with the addition of broadband/connectivity challenges.
Simon Blakeley
53:09
We also need to proactively plan ahead for the effects of our changing climate, by developing new sustainable pathways in a positive and engaging manner. Businesses, non profits and publicly-funded organizations in Northeastern Ontario are invited to check out our website at: www.rethinkgreen.ca
Lynn Holtz, Municipality of Trent Lakes
53:41
Yes, affordable broadband connectivity is number 1 concern for our area in Trent Lakes.
Jean Coles
53:53
We had many backyard fires during covid lockdown
Tanya Hammond
54:10
I agree with Alison regarding the broadband/connectivity issue being a challenge in the rural area.
Darlene Plumley
56:21
I think it is important to portray the rural environment authentically, often when there is migration from larger centres, there is an expectation of services that is not realistic.
billgreenway
56:26
Broadband issues here and challenges getting connected to 50/10…
ROSEMARIEM
59:13
COVID has escalated homelessness, mental illness and addiction in Chatham-Kent.
Darlene Plumley
01:00:56
true dat... PPS needs amending with consideration given to rural needs.
Carolyn Puterbough (OMAFRA)
01:02:30
Questions for Robin & Kathryn may be typed into the chat. Thank you!
DeborahMathias Graham Creek Farm
01:03:53
Yes, way too many PPS restrictions. Zoning in rural areas agricultural, expanding EP’s etc. stop and eliminate opportunities for growth, tourism and diversification of rural land uses
Ian Scott
01:07:09
Ian from Ottawa: we have 30,000 population in rural part of Ottawa (80% of Ottawa’s geography is rural). 970,000 urban/suburban dwellers overwhelm the rural population. These 30,000 are rural dwellers with most of the same rural issues as their neighbours across the municipal boundary.
Shauna Rae
01:08:01
What about tech?
Shauna Rae
01:09:04
Interesting Ian!
Darlene Plumley
01:10:21
Very fortunate on Wolfe Island to have these services.
Kay Matthews | OBIAA ED
01:10:49
Here is a report OBIAA, with OMAFRA worked on in 2020/2021 - https://obiaa.com/projects/rural-bia-investment-expansion-project/
Shauna Rae
01:11:47
Awesome, thank you Kay!
Jean Coles
01:13:45
There are no commercial spaces left in our community to open businesses
Carolyn Puterbough (OMAFRA)
01:15:25
Are there any opportunities for second story or lower story commercial spaces Jean?
Nick Kinkel
01:15:37
Jean, a good problem, also a challenge many are having creating more commercial or industrial development lands
Nick Kinkel
01:17:05
To "Examples of Ways Rural ON can help - have infill policies worked/helped?
Christine D
01:17:32
Could you please send a link to all the various reports at the end of the seminar. They all look excellent
Christa Cowell
01:18:06
I was disappointed about a report recently that suggested working from home over the pandemic has a reduction in productivity. When you compare working form home, and working from home when children are learning online its different and would prefer to see the difference between the two. We have no seen any difference in productivity while the schools where open.
Petra Wolfbeiss
01:18:24
https://www.roma.on.ca/opportunities-rural-ontario-post-covid-world
Petra Wolfbeiss
01:18:33
Link to the report.
Carolyn Puterbough (OMAFRA)
01:19:09
Thanks Petra. You can save the chat (and links) but clicking the three dots above the chat box, and select "save chat"
Nick Kinkel
01:19:20
Good point Christa - the environment needs consideration
Darlene Plumley
01:21:48
transportation in the rural areas is difficult, especially for youth. transit funding does not fit the needs the majority of small towns and villages.
rhunter
01:22:00
will this presentation or a link to it be emailed out to folks who attended this session?
Don DeGenova
01:23:24
Struggling to figure out how we are going to bring a divided community together as a result of opposition to vaccines and vaccine mandates. The vitriol has been caustic and is especially difficult to witness particularly in a community where everyone knows one another. Heartbreaking to witness.
Michele Harris
01:24:57
I concur with Don's comments. There has been a significant increase in public vitriol that seems to have increased exponentially since the onset of the pandemic. Particularly, anger against public agencies and local governments is very apparent both locally and nationally.
Darlene Plumley
01:26:01
lots of issues around air b&b's consistent expectations to address neighbourhood concerns would be a benefit.
Alison Merkley - EKTWP
01:26:26
Building onto Darlene's comments. There is a large challenge of where pick up/drop off locations would be as a rider may have no choice but to drive to a bus stop.
Ann Weir - Leeds Grenville
01:26:29
Opportunity for brain gain - need the digital connectivity and agreed with suggestion on innovation hubs. More funding required for innovative start-ups in rural areas. EDOF is not supportive of start-ups.
Nick Kinkel
01:27:54
Good points Don and Michelle, recognizing this issue and creating opportunities for social healing will be important going forward
Shauna Rae
01:29:02
Totally agree Don and Michelle
Tara Kirkpatrick
01:29:37
Are tiny homes and proposed changes to the building code regarding minimum building size, being considered?
Michele Harris
01:30:07
Building on Mayor Jones' comments about the mass exodus to rural communities and outdoor spaces on the May 2020 long weekend, there are significant issues that we're all dealing with in regard to public infrastructure (ie public washrooms, signage, parking). I think a whole of province approach to managing these public realm infrastructure issues, especially as they related to over-tourism challenges. We want to grow our tourism sector, but the management side of destination management is starting to become overwhelming, and small municipalities aren't resourced to manage lands that we don't necessarily own.
Rick C. @ Town of Iroquois Falls
01:32:35
1. Yes, 2. Yes, 3. yes to dig. connectivity & housing (linked to PPS and approvals+inspections)
Lynn Holtz, Municipality of Trent Lakes
01:32:38
100% agree Micele H. We don't even have water systems in place and there is no opportunity for natural gas so propane. oil and electricity are the only choices.
Michael Erskine NEMI
01:33:05
We tend to know the challenges, and even the opportunities, but we need more viable solutions.
Lynn Holtz, Municipality of Trent Lakes
01:33:42
Always a challenge to find land to develop.
Christa Cowell
01:33:48
@Nick, social healing events is a great idea. We have a had a few outside events over the pandemic and it often brings folks together in a positive manner. Our municipal folks have supported them to make it possible so that everyone would come. We had -8 Christmas markets and folks of all ages and perspectives came out to support it.
Kay Matthews | OBIAA ED
01:35:08
Any thoughts or comments on the Province's Affordable Housing Taskforce Report?
Darlene Plumley
01:35:40
communal servicing is the key to development for smaller housing opportunities.
Nick Kinkel
01:36:37
Thanks for sharing that great example and the role of the muncipality
Kay Matthews | OBIAA ED
01:36:43
OBIAA is working on our Election Platform and Housing and Social Issues are two of the challenges we are approaching. Anything we can do to support ROMA?
Christine D
01:37:13
Housing is absolutely important - available in many sizes and formats. Shared housing is also viable. The environment and our ability to manage water needs and waste management need creative new solutions. We need to challenge our creative universities and colleges to engage the brightest and best to help us.
Lynn Holtz, Municipality of Trent Lakes
01:38:46
Yes Christine! Universities and colleges could help lead pilot projects to improve rural area challenges.
Patti Tallman HCDC
01:39:22
thank you everyone for a great presentation a lot of things to think about moving forward.
Rick C. @ Town of Iroquois Falls
01:39:28
Thank you. Stimulating and informative
Karen Fischer (OMAFRA) she/her
01:42:45
Thank you for such a great discussion!
Michele Harris
01:42:59
Fabulous presentation from ROMA. I need to duck out now, but look forward to continuing this great conversation.
Christa Cowell
01:49:39
I have had an Emergency Management meeting with a three year old in my lap 🙂
Carolyn Puterbough (OMAFRA)
01:50:01
For those asking for materials/slide decks - they are posted for download at https://teenytinysummits.omafrabdb-events.ca/agenda/ - login to the website with the information you signed up for Teeny Tiny Summit with, click the agenda tab, then click the session materials to download the slide decks. They are ready now to download. The recording will also be on the site when available, click the "Watch Now" to view it. If you have troubles, you may reach out to me (Carolyn.puterbough@ontario.ca).
Christine D
01:50:25
thank you Carolyn.
Heather Candler
01:50:53
Lauren - you are an incredible mom and professional!
Darlene Plumley
01:51:15
Shared commercial kitchen on farm sites would be great.
Nick Kinkel
01:51:25
Some of the data sourced in the ROI report came from EMSI Analyst. If you are interested in learning more about economic modeling data for your community and requesting a license from OMAFRA to use EMSI Analyst you can find it here: https://www.ontario.ca/page/analyst-economic-analysis-software
Laura Wyper (she/her)
01:51:25
agreed :)
Carolyn Puterbough (OMAFRA)
01:51:55
Any questions for Lauren & Laura?
Marylee - Fenelon Falls Chamber of Commerce
01:52:56
Access to affordable farm equipment is an issue as well due to limited supply.
Rick C. @ Town of Iroquois Falls
01:53:18
Thank you all; unfortunately, I must go.
Darlene Plumley
01:54:06
How has climate change impacted agriculture, has there been adaptions to the types of crops grown?
Nick Kinkel
01:55:45
Wondering local businesses expect the demand for local food will stay strong post pandemic?
Lynn Holtz, Municipality of Trent Lakes
02:01:22
We have problems with buying local as sometimes the products are more expensive than food terminal and Sysco. Even residents often bulk at local food supplies because of the expense.
Lynn Holtz, Municipality of Trent Lakes
02:02:20
Perhaps a co-op for expensive farm machinery might help and farmers helping farmers to see that they all are productive and profitable.
Carolyn Puterbough (OMAFRA)
02:03:27
Here are the links from Algoma presentation: RAIN Website: http://rainalgoma.ca/ Buy Algoma, Buy Local Website: https://buyalgoma.ca/ Contact info: Laura Wyper <laura.wyper@algomau.ca>; Lauren Moran <lmoran@algomau.ca>; David Thompson <dthompson@ssmic.com>
Nick Kinkel
02:03:57
Good point Lynn, though that may be changing. I was told last night that mayo is up to $15 in the grocery store 😮 Any suggestions for local substitutions are welcome!
Carolyn Puterbough (OMAFRA)
02:04:38
You may remember at the Teeny Tiny Summit in December - Peter Kenyon also referred to Ernesto Sirolli - Ripples from the Zambezi. :-)
Karen Fischer (OMAFRA) she/her
02:05:43
I am gratified that I was involved in EF with several counties in eastern Ontario, as part of the Resource Board.
Shauna Rae
02:07:19
So true
Megan Abraham
02:07:33
I was on the Enterprise Facilitation Board for Hastings County for several years - what a great program!
Darlene Plumley
02:08:51
I think it would be a real benefit to have a planning coach to help guide potential businesses on how to wade through the zillion regulations that are in place, especially to understand a municipalities zoning restrictions and what they can and can't do.
Lynn Holtz, Municipality of Trent Lakes
02:12:48
It would be nice if Municipal building and planning departments see economic development officers or departments as collaborative partners for them to include in some of their meetings for input. I do think EDOs belong more in the Building and Planning departments than in Administration sometimes.
Christine D
02:14:27
Absolutely Lynn. There are also key connections with the health and education resources as well. Ec Dev needs to be seen more wholistically.
Ann Weir - Leeds Grenville
02:14:56
Excellent presentation, congratulations on your success!
Jennifer Whitley
02:15:08
In our municipality EC Dev participates in Pre Consultation meetings with businesses, this really does help
Alan Engelstad
02:15:11
How did you/do you get the funding for this?
Rebecca Mustard, Mgr Ec Dev
02:15:18
Thanks for sharing, Andrew!
Don DeGenova
02:15:38
Well done Andrew.
Andrew Redden
02:21:43
Hi everyone. Back in 2009 we shared a federal grant with Prince Edward County and Kingston Economic Development to bring in Ernesto Sirolli and cover the initial costs of hiring Facilitators and training. Given the success, when the grant ended Hastings County chose to make the role of Facilitator full-time permanent. I forgot to mention that the only real costs of this program ongoing includes the annual salary of the Facilitator, mileage, a laptop and phone. They don't need an office and work remotely.
Christa Cowell
02:23:53
Did you know that you have amazing geocaching in your area! Gravenhurst
Laura Wyper (she/her)
02:24:28
I can hear it
Brittany Tomasini, Town of Bancroft
02:24:31
I can hear it
Darlene Plumley
02:27:24
This is a fantastic idea, your community has done very well. Something to be really proud of. Congratulations.
Nick Kinkel
02:28:20
This is great! Does anyone else have something similar?
Carla Hanisch
02:28:36
Thank you, all, for the great information and inspiration.
Amy Choi
02:29:19
Wow! Blown away, this is so awesome! I would love some sort of resource to get even some aspects of this started in my community.
Lynn Holtz, Municipality of Trent Lakes
02:30:13
Buckhorn Community Centre in Buckhorn operates to this day. The original community - some people second mortgaged their homes to build it. Still operates by volunteers, is a centre for the community and not municipally owned.
judycampbell
02:30:28
Awesome presentation Rebecca!
Gord Knowles, Destination Northern Ontario
02:30:53
👏
Don DeGenova
02:30:54
Love Ryde Community…well done!
Petra Wolfbeiss
02:31:15
A fantastic program. Congratulations
Laura Wyper (she/her)
02:31:40
Beautiful work :)
Pierrette Desrochers
02:31:40
wow, excellent initiative!!! Well done!
Marylee - Fenelon Falls Chamber of Commerce
02:31:48
How do you find and keep your volunteers engaged? You have so many great programs that you offer.
Christa Cowell
02:31:49
Loooved this add on and video
Marylee - Fenelon Falls Chamber of Commerce
02:33:40
Thanks for another fantastic Teeny Tiny Summit. I am always inspired.
Glen Macfarlane
02:33:41
Thank you all! Another fantastic summit!
Christine D
02:34:06
Excellent once again Karen and Carolyn. #OMAFRAproud
Arlene Laberge - Co-ordinator of Women's Entrepreneurship Progra
02:34:40
A great Presentation today everybody. Thank you for all the work you do to educate us. I will be taking this information to help my participants in my programs.
Nicole Winter (she/her)
02:34:44
Thank you all! Fantastic session with amazing presentations! It's so great to see the incredible work that is happening across the province!
Fran Cote
02:34:56
Thank you. I will get a copy of Ernesto Sirolli’s book!
Laura Wyper (she/her)
02:35:16
Thank-you for inviting us in today :)
sandra.lawn@gmail.com
02:35:33
Great sessions I missed the beginning and hope we will be getting the recording!1
Don DeGenova
02:35:34
Wow…another amazing session…you all rock my world!
Tanya Hammond
02:35:46
Great presentation! Thank you all.